Archives: 2009

Post-Summit Q&A

Published 7 years ago

Answers to your questions about green building retrofits...

For next year, some local information would be a benefit.  Ie. Stats - how many buildings in Edmonton over 30 years old?  How many have had retrofits completed? Great idea - we will endeavour to track this information down.

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Second Tower Renewal Summit Dec 9.2009

Published 7 years ago

Please join us for the second Reimagine Summit, with guest speaker Leanne Tobias, nationally renowned sustainable real estate consultant from Washington D.C. This luncheon will focus on the business of commercial real estate, and how sustainable strategies for reimagining buildings can increase property value and lower operational costs.

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Reimagining Servus on City TV

Published 8 years ago

 

Shafraaz Kaba of Manasc Isaac talks about the Servus project on City TV...

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Toronto Mayor Presents Tower Renewal Strategy in Edmonton

Published 8 years ago

 

Edmonton – His Worship David Miller, Mayor of Toronto, presented his Mayor’s Tower Renewal plan at the Hotel MacDonald this afternoon to a group of developers, architects, contractors and other city builders.

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The Next Frontier in Green Buildings

Published 8 years ago

Last July, on a Sunday afternoon, there was a small electrical fire in Air Handling Unit #2 in the Water Centre building, a recently completed sustainable office building in the City of Calgary. Fire-fighters battled smoke and put the fire out quickly. Damage was limited to the air handling unit. Smoke and water damage were minimal. In most office buildings, one of three air handling units being out of commission in the middle of the summer would have meant a complete shut-down of the building. It was seven months before the air handler was working again. Surprisingly, the building re-opened first thing on the Monday morning after the fire, and remained open ever since. There was no lost time.How was that possible?

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Tower Renewal Summit : April 27.2009

Published 8 years ago

Please join us for the Edmonton launch of reimagine.ca

This summit is the first of a series of luncheons that focus on the critical importance and value of re-skinning commercial office buildings to save energy and enhance cities.

His Worship David Miller, Mayor of Toronto, has launched a new campaign on Tower Renewal and will join us on April 27 as he presents this campaign in Alberta. Described by the Globe and Mail as “the most exciting initiative to emerge in a generation.” This is a great opportunity to learn more about how we can reimagine the future of Alberta’s office towers.

Speakers:
David Miller, Mayor of Toronto
Vivian Manasc, Principal—Manasc Isaac

Host:
Lesley MacDonald

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